Behind the Vale – A celebration of music and song

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Come open your hearts and enjoy our sumptuous celebration of music and song this year at ‘Behind the Vale.’ Set in the stunning private gardens of Vale Square, starring Olivia Squier, Jon Nickoll, Aviale Cole and Simon Peat the show will take you on a journey from Mozart, Puccini, Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein through to Kander and Ebb, Bobby Darrin and Carole King. Join us as the sun sets in what promises to be a real festival highlight. 

Grab your tickets from this link.

Olivia Squier

Olivia trained at LAMDA and RAM. She is a diverse performer with over 15 years experience as a singer, actor and recording artist. From Holby City to Phantom of the Opera, Cadogan Hall, RNT, Les Miserables, Candide, Volpone, Oedipus and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the RSC she has worked on some of the biggest stages in the West End. 

Aivale Cole

Soprano Aivale Cole was born and raised in New Zealand and is currently based in London. Aivale studied Opera / Classical Singing in New Zealand and Australia.  She has performed in Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Cambodia, France, Italy, London, Germany, Samoa and Fiji. Aivale is also featured on the Soundtrack of The Lord of the Rings – Fellowship of the Rings. 

Jon Nickoll

Jon Nickoll has been performing in some of the most exclusive venues and locations around the world for the last 20 years. He’s been the resident musician at The Savoy Hotel for the last 17 years, where he regularly performs 5 nights a week.  As a broadcaster and obsessive record collector Jon hosts “The Vinyl Voyage” on Ramsgate Radio and his compositions have been featured on film, tv and radio. 

Simon Peat 

Simon has played for over 30 years with stars such as Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Amy Winehouse, Eurythmics, Beverly Knight, and Joss Stone as well as some of the world’s top jazz artists. He has played at major venues and festivals around the world with his own successful group, “The Simon Peat Quartet,” and is a regular at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

Tickets are on sale NOW and can be purchased here

Sunday 29th August Doors 5.30pm, show 7 -9 pm. There will be amazing food and drinks available to purchase from local vendors so come on down and make an evening of it before the show kicks off.

Location: Vale Square, Ramsgate CT11 9DA

Jon Nikoll
Olivia Squier
Aivale Cole
Simon Peat
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